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34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
+353 1 474 4888
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible7%
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“brunch” (15 reviews)
“bavette” (16 reviews)
“fries” (50 reviews)
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Steakhouse, European
$$ - $$$
34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Second visit to good spot, happily the annoying DJ is a distant memory. Food is still good, the staff are attentive and the menu still interesting. We had selection of starters following by the bavette steak . all well executed. Recommended!

Thank tdowney98
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have been to bear twice for brunch and the food is really nice and is good value. Menu is unique and some different options available. No frills casual spot, would return.

Thank vcampbe
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not a bad spot to go for a quick lunch bite. Went for the steak and chips, very reasonably priced and a decent feed but won't blow you away completely. Priced correctly.

Thank GalwayPC
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited in a group of 9 prior to the Pro 12 Rugby final. Great quality steaks had, everyone very much enjoyed and decent service too. I'd happily go back for another!

Thank MatthewA3
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

I went to BEAR with a colleague in July 2017 after selecting it through google maps. The menu is simple but very well executed by the talented chefs. The service was great and the advice given was spot on. The inside is a mix between...More

Thank salimsb
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to eat till you drop, great stake selection nice open kitchen with massive grill. Very professional kitchen staff and super funny bubble front of the house staff. One of the best places for a meat lovers in Dublin.

Thank PaulQuigley80
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Have been looking forward to visiting Bear for a while.... Took my team here tonight, service poor ... difficult to get staff's attention to even order a drink! Starters amazing ! Main course steaks like leather !!! Won't return

Thank BarK1975
Reviewed 28 June 2017

When we arrived we were greeted by a very friendly host. We asked to sit outside and after seated we decided to move inside, they were very accommodating and friendly. We had the Lamb steat (amazing!) the flank steak and the au gratin potatoes, (amazing!)...More

Thank tiffersx2
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The only good thing in this place was the homemade lemonade. Overcooked meat, I couldn't chew it. Potatoes were burnt.Super slow service. Pity. I don't know where the good reviews came from.

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

Yet another JoBurger off-shoot, this is the fancy one... Primarily a steak place, it's odd that that's the worst part about it. I got the flat iron steak along with million dollar fries and (of course, as usual in the JoBurger restaurants) a lemonade. The...More

Thank Dylan L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:15
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 34/35 South William Street, Dublin, Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Dublin  >  Dublin
  • Phone Number: +353 1 474 4888
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